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Neuroscience Spotlights

Mar 15, 2017

Can new technologies be used to treat mental illness or enhance memory? Three brain researchers—Helen Mayberg, Brian Litt and Jose Carmena—are betting on it.

Fruit fly brain
Nov 10, 2016

Data sharing on a massive scale transformed the field of astronomy. Is neuroscience next? Astronomer Alex Szalay and neuroscientists Christof Koch and Joshua Vogelstein discuss.

Fruit fly brain
Oct 12, 2016

A group of scientists and funders—Walter Koroshetz (NIHO, James Olds (NSF), Christine Payne (Georgia Tech) and Terrence Sejnowski (Salk Institute)—reflect on what the BRAIN Initiative has already achieved and how it is evolving.

Brainbow neurons
Sep 16, 2016

Nations around the world are making unprecedented investments in brain research. How will each one leave its mark—and what could they achieve together?